Hampton Roads and Approaches

One of 51 maps in the title: The War of the Rebellion: Navy Records available on this site.

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Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)

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1 map : col. ; 23 x 32 cm.

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United States. War Department. 1898.

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Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)

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1 map : col. ; 23 x 32 cm.

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"Hampton Roads and Approaches: Showing the scene of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack (C.S.S. Virginia)."

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  • Call Number: W 45.5
  • OCLC: 5194016 | External Link
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 06-35188
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 85-64154
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth284641

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War of the Rebellion

This compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies contains four series of volumes covering military operations in the field, prisoners of war, and the correspondence, orders, reports, and returns of Union and Confederate authorities.

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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 7. (Book)

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 7.

Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations. According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to all naval operations on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and inland waters of the United States during the war of the rebellion, together with the operations of vessels acting singly, either as cruisers or privateers, in different parts of the world. These reports are accompanied by such diagrams and maps as may be necessary" (pp. ix-x). Index starts on page 805.

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  • 1898

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United States. War Department. Hampton Roads and Approaches, map, 1898; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284641/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.